The SAP FICO expert of the SAP Projects Team ensures all FICO related processes managed through the SAP ERP applications are deployed smoothly all around the globe (over 40 countries) and across all systems (about 10 different SAP instances).
The role will be responsible for the delivery and improvement of processes and functionalities within a global automotive manufacturing & distribution organization.
Works as part of the SAP FICO Projects Team, accountable to Deliver Projects in the Finance area : AR, AP, GL, AA, CO-PC, CO-CCA, CO-PA etc.
Assists or takes responsibility for the delivery work ending to end (requirement analysis, estimates, functional spec, configuration, testing, etc.)
Creates or validates the High-Level Solution Design for projects executed with either internal or external resources.
Coordinates other SAP areas or IT teams (MM, SD, PP, ABAP, PI, Basis, Entitlement etc.) during various project stages.
Customizes or validates customizing, fully tests, documents the solution and moves to production system.
Works with the project manager as the Technical / Functional Lead on projects : provides the solution design, participates in the scope definition, assists with project planning and resource allocation, solution build and testing, supports User Acceptance Testing, builds Cut-Over plan and supports Go-Live and Hypercare phases.
Ensures customizing performed by external partners meets the business requirements and project scope, it’s tested properly and has no bugs.
Ensures all documentation is complete. Supports transport to production systems.
Ensures all customizing and development by internal or external resources respects the ERP Team policies and conforms to the Global Template.
Coordination, Governance and Technical Lead for external consultants
Essential SAP skills
7-10 years Knowledge and Experience in the SAP FICO Module. This experience must include 5+ years of configuration experience
Customizing and support finance processes such as GL / New GL, Fixed Assets, AP Invoice Processing, Tax posting and reporting, Bank Integration, US GAAP rules vs Local GAAP etc.
Experience with Substitutions and Validations
Hands-on experience required with Product Cost Controlling in manufacturing environments : discrete and repetitive
Understand Intercompany trading scenarios (STO, direct shipment, 3rd party, etc.)
Understanding of COPA (Account Based / Cost Based) and Profit Center / Cost Center Accounting processes and reporting requirements
FICO month-end closing activities
Knowledge of the key integration points with other SAP modules and processes : MM, SD, PP etc.
Experience with working with ABAP developers : technical specification, testing etc.
Experienced with large scale SAP project implementations : process analysis, configuration, specification for developments, testing, documentation, training organization & delivery, end-user support
Implementation and support experience in a Global Environment, including collaboration and coordination with multiple IT and business teams spread across the globe
Experience with leading, coordination and governance for external consultants and partners
Strong communication skills and ability to work in coordination with multiple IT and business teams
Ability to organize the activity for other teams, consultants, business users etc.
Capabilities to get consensus, take decision, and assume them
Strong analytical skills, enabling to quickly understand the drivers of a business process (sales, purchasing, supply chain, production, etc.)
Analytical approach to problem solving and solution development
Organized and have a flexible approach to operate in an international environment
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Finance
Experience with making internal business contacts and external customer and supplier contacts
Experience with SAP FSCM is preferred
Travel is required 25%
What we offer
We want to make you feel welcomed, challenged and inspired and so we’ve made sure to carefully put together a blend of benefits meant to boost your health and well-being, to ensure your personal and professional growth and also your integration in a pleasant day-to-day working environment.
What you can expect next
Our team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You’ll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager.
We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.
We are committed to the safety and health of our employees. We adhere to social distancing recommendations and other protocols, ensuring a safe work environment for all.